Archive for February 2009

Beauty Tips that Really Work

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 24, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

OK, let’s remember this is not just a food blog, but a gardening and lifestyle blog too. So, with that in mind, I like to try out beauty tips I hear about. I enjoy listening to Eva Scrivo’s ‘Beauty Talk’ at 4:00 pm Saturdays on the Sirius Martha Stewart channel...

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Meatball picture

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 16, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

It has bugged me all day that I was unable to attach the meatball picture. What does this say about me? I logged on just to try one more time, and it worked!

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All Thoughts Turn Back to Gardening

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 16, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

Now that the worst of the ice storm catch-up (laundry, carpet cleaning, general housekeeping, cords, generators) is behind me, my thoughts can once again turn to seeds and gardens. Of course, I am now way behind on seed ordering.Right before the ice storm, I ordered some fruit trees including some...

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Mashed Potato Passion

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 10, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

My husband adores potatoes. I must be honest, I get bored with them so I’m always on the lookout for something exciting in the world of potatoes. I discovered these mashed potatoes in a British cookery magazine a couple of years ago. I read the article that made a passing...

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Warmth

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 6, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

Martha S. would have been proud of the neat labeling of all cords. Generators that made all bearable. Ice looked like diamonds against the blue sky. ‘Viking’ Elliptical cooker that was our main cooking source. Hard situations brings out the worst in people for a variety of reasons — fear,...

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Have You Ever Been Really Cold?

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 4, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

Front yard Tops are snapped out of all the elms Tuesday night’s dinner The maple by the back door A limb against the house When the power went out at 8:45 pm Tuesday evening, it was not actually cold because of the residual heat. We had not eaten yet because...

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